Blacon Demographics (Cheshire West and Chester, England)

Blacon is a ward in Cheshire West and Chester of North West, England and includes areas of Little Saughall and Blacon.

In the 2011 census the population of Blacon was 13,626 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Blacon is 38, while the median age is also 38.

87.7% of people living in Blacon were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.0% Wales, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% North Africa.

97.2% of people living in Blacon speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Polish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Slovak, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% German, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg.

The religious make up of Blacon is 65.5% Christian, 26.6% No religion, 0.5% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 880 people did not state a religion. 32 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

38.7% of people are married, 12.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.4% are separated or divorced. There are 1,004 widowed people living in Blacon.

The top occupations listed by people in Blacon are Elementary 19.1%, Elementary administration and service 17.4%, Sales and customer service 14.7%, Sales 13.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 12.2%, Skilled trades 12.2%, Sales Assistants and Retail Cashiers 11.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Caring personal service 9.0%.